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Barron's summarizes global news in 7 days.

Barron’s summarizes global news in 7 days.

Please note that all times are in GMT. Major events are listed under ‘Highlights’. For full details of our coverage of top stories, please see our regularly updated News Advisory.

(+) : Event added in the last 24 hours.
(*) : Event updated in the last 24 hours.

(*) NEW YORK (United States) – Hip Hop 50 Live, concert marking 50th anniversary of the birth of hip-hop [VIDEO] [PICTURE]. (To 12)

– International Youth Day

SINGAPORE (Singapore) – Prince Harry takes part in charity polo match at the Singapore Polo Club [PICTURE] [VIDEO].
PHNOM PENH (Cambodia) – China’s FM Wang Yi visits [PICTURE] [VIDEO].

– Junior doctors in England strike over pay [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO]. (To 15)

NEW YORK (United States) – Taiwanese VP William Lai stops in New York on his way to Paraguay (To 13)
(*) ASUNCION (Paraguay) – Taiwan’s Vice President William Lai visits for inauguration of President Santiago Pena [VIDEO]. (To 18)

SYDNEY (Australia) – Football: Women’s World Cup [PICTURE] [VIDEO]. (To August 20)

GLASGOW (United Kingdom) – Cycling: UCI World Championships [PICTURE]. (To 13)

MUNICH (Germany) – Football: German Super Cup – Bayern Munich v Leipzig (1845 GMT) [PICTURE]

WALTON-ON-THE-HILL (United Kingdom) – Golf: 2023 LPGA season – British Open (To 13)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Boxing: Heavyweight – Anthony Joshua v Robert Helenius

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Rugby Union: Pre-World Cup, Friendlies: England v Wales (1630 GMT) [PICTURE]

SAINT-ETIENNE (France) – Rugby Union: Pre-World Cup, Friendlies: France v Scotland (1905 GMT) [PICTURE]

LAUDERHILL (United States) – Cricket: West Indies v India 4th T20 (2000 GMT)

TORONTO (Canada) – Tennis: ATP tour 2023 – Toronto Open (To 13)

MONTREAL (Canada) – Tennis: WTA tour 2023 – Montreal Open (To 13)

BEDMINSTER (United States) – Golf: LIV Golf Bedminster (To 13)
(*) FRANCE – Football: Ligue 1 – day 1 (To 13)
(*) SPAIN – Football: La Liga – day 1 (To 14)
(*) ENGLAND (United Kingdom) – Football: Premier League – day 1 (To 14)
(*) SAUDI ARABIA – Football: Saudi League (To 14)
ARGENTINA – Primaries for the general election [PICTURE] [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO]

LAUDERHILL (United States) – Cricket: West Indies v India 5th T20

CINCINNATI (United States) – Tennis: ATP tour 2023 – Cincinnati Open (To 20)

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Foxconn releases Q2 earnings

TOKYO (Japan) – GDP Q2, first estimate (2350 GMT)

TOMSK (Russia) – Expected start of trial of Ksenia Fadeyeva, ally of Alexei Navalny, accused of ‘extremism’ [VIDEO] [PICTURE]

GENOA (Italy) – Fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Morandi viaduct in Genoa, Italy, which killed 43 people

CHARLEROI (Belgium) – Ryanair pilots strike (To 15)

(+) WASHINGTON (United States) – Nasa press conference on temperature data, climate goals (1500 GMT)

BEIRUT (Lebanon) – Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah gives televised speech to mark end of 2006 conflict with Israel [VIDEO]

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Court hearing of case challenging order lifting logging ban

NAIROBI (Kenya) – Government and opposition resume talks over political crisis (*)

QUITO (Ecuador) – Presidential candidates debate (0000 GMT) [VIDEO] [PICTURE]

CARACAS (Venezuela) – Colombian government and ELN guerrillas hold peace negotiations [VIDEO]

BRASILIA (Brazil) – Delegation of US Democratic legislators visit Brazil, Chile and Colombia (To 21)

BAKU (Azerbaijan) – Sport shooting: World Cup (To September 3)

CINCINNATI (United States) – Tennis: WTA tour 2023 – Cincinnati Open (To 20)

NEW DELHI (India) – Independence Day celebrations [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO]

KABUL (Afghanistan) – Second anniversary of the fall of Kabul to the Taliban

TOKYO (Japan) – Industrial production for June, second estimate (0430 GMT)

MOSCOW (Russia) – Start of pilot to test digital ruble

OMAGH (United Kingdom) – 25th anniversary of bombing that killed 29 people [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO] [PICTURE]

MOSCOW (Russia) – FM Sergei Lavrov speaks at the opening of Army 2023 military forum (0700 GMT) [VIDEO]

MANNHEIM (Germany) – ZEW investor morale barometer (0900 GMT)

WARSAW (Poland) – Armed Forces Day parade (1200 GMT) [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO]

WASHINGTON (United States) – US advance retail sales (1230 GMT)

HOLLYWOOD (United States) – Premiere of Warner Bros’ ‘Blue Beetle’ [PICTURE]

PIETERMARITZBURG (South Africa) – Hearings resume in ex-president Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial [LIVE VIDEO] [VIDEO] [PICTURE] (To 16)

ASUNCION (Paraguay) – Santiago Pena sworn-in as president [PICTURE]

AUCKLAND (New Zealand) – Football: Women’s World Cup – Semi final: Spain v Sweden [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO] [PICTURE]

PARIS (France) – Archery: World Cup stage 4 (To 20)

BANGKOK (Thailand) – Constitutional Court rules on case challenging parliament’s refusal to allow Pita Limjaroenrat second vote to be PM [PICTURE] [VIDEO]

SHANGHAI (China) – Pet Fair Asia (0200 GMT) [VIDEO] (To 18)

LONDON (United Kingdom) – Inflation figures for July (0600 GMT)

BRUSSELS (Belgium) – Eurozone GDP Q2, second estimate (0900 GMT)

MEYMAC (France) – Exhumation starts of WWII German soldiers executed by French resistance fighters in June 1944 (1330 GMT) [VIDEO] [PICTURE]

WASHINGTON (United States) – US industrial production data (1315 GMT)

SAN FRANCISCO (United States) – Taiwan VP William Lai transits en route to Taipei (To 17)

JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) – Seven opposition parties hold talks aimed at creating anti-ANC election coalition (To 17)

NAIROBI (Kenya) – UNCTAD releases its ‘Economic Development in Africa’ report (0900 GMT)

DAKAR (Senegal) – UN presents report on 2023 economic development in Africa (1000 GMT)

PIRAEUS (Greece) – Football: UEFA Super Cup – Manchester City v Sevilla (1800 GMT) [PICTURE] [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO] (*)

SYDNEY (Australia) – Football: Women’s World Cup – Semi final: Australia v TBC (1000 GMT) [PICTURE] [VIDEO] [LIVE VIDEO] (*)

GANDHINAGAR (India) – G20 Health Working Group Ministers’ Meeting (0330 GMT) (To 19)

GANDHINAGAR (India) – WHO Traditional Medicine Global Summit (0330 GMT) (To 18)

MADRID (Spain) – Parliament reconvenes after July 23 election

BERLIN (Germany) – Chancellor Olaf Scholz hosts Denmark’s PM Mette Frederiksen (100


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